Lillian Stanley Hunt Buchhold, 95, of Orlando, Florida, died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, at Westminster Towers Health Center, where she had been a resident since 2010.
Born in Whiteville, North Carolina, on Aug. 11, 1922, to Julian P. and Alice Jolly Stanley, Lillian was the fourth of nine siblings and the longest lived.
She married Lemuel Harold Hunt in 1938, and they moved to Florida in 1943. They had two sons, John Roger and Lemuel Russell (who died in infancy), and a daughter, Sibyl Rose.
Lem and Lillian were married for 61 years until his death in 2000. She was a homemaker and later held secretarial positions at Golden Rule Press in Orlando and at First Baptist Church, Winter Garden, where she served for 19 years during the pastorate of Dr. K. Fay DeSha.
Lillian was a talented seamstress, quilter and crafter and loved sharing her work with family and friends. She was a devoted follower of Jesus Christ and taught ladies’ Sunday school classes as long as she was able.
In 2006, she married Julius Buchhold. Lillian was loving and generous to family and friends alike.
She is survived by her son, John (Barbara); her daughter, Sibyl Hull (William); five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at First Baptist Church, Winter Garden, with the Rev. William Hull officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Westminster Communities Foundation, 80 W. Lucerne Circle, Orlando, FL 32801, or Oakland Nature Preserve, 747 Machete Trail, Oakland, FL 34760.